Aftermath of Brumadinho Spill (source: Gazeta do Povo)

Three Canadian Mining Companies in Brazil Silent on Tailings Dam Structures following Brumadinho Disaster

Following the tragic breach of the upstream tailings dam, “Dam 1” at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão Mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil, MiningWatch Canada is concerned about the state of Canadian-operated tailings dams in Brazil.

Credit: Canadian Network for Corporate Accountability

Take Action – Canada’s Promised Human Rights Ombudsperson Has Gone Missing

Communities harmed by the overseas operations of Canadian extractive-sector companies are waiting for justice. One year ago, on January 17, 2018, then-Minister of International Trade Champagne announced that the federal government would create a Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise ("CORE"). It hasn't.

This is not the time for a letter or an email. This is the time when you need to call your MP and get them to call the Prime Minister’s office – now!

Cajas National Park, The Loma Larga project is just south of the park, which hosts a similar paramos ecosystem.

INV Metals’ Loma Larga Project in Ecuador Still Contested Despite Recent Claims

Deforestation for mining inside the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor in Panama. Image courtesy of CIAM.

Canadian Copper Mine Destroying Forests in Panamian Sector of Mesoamerican Biological Corridor

Catherine Coumans talks to Coop Radio's "Redeye" about the Ombuds by MiningWatch Canada

Catherine Coumans talks to Coop Radio's "Redeye" about the Ombuds

Statement by the Mesoamerican Movement in Resistance to the Extractivist Model (M4) on State-Regulated Consultations

The peoples that form part of M4 who resist the capitalist and extractive model and are working towards social transformation


At the Santa Ana camp under construction (Photo Credit: Ryan MacRae)

Barrick Gold Resistance Camp in Dominican Republic Celebrates One Year in Solidarity with Local Community

Guest Blog: Ryan MacRae, Economics Graduate from Mount Allison University working with the Latin American Mission's Program (LAMP) in Dominican Republic​